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Category Archives: Truck Accidents


Can I Hold the Trucking Company Responsible for My Accident?

By Calhoun Law, PLC |

Trucks pose a serious danger to other motorists on our roads. Contrary to popular belief, the truck driver involved in an accident is not the only one who can be held responsible for the crash. In many cases, victims can bring a personal injury lawsuit against the trucking company that employs the trucker. In… Read More »

Jackknifing In Tennessee Motor Vehicle Collisions

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Recently, a motor vehicle collision involving a semi-truck and two pickup-up trucks occurred on State Highway 52. The semi-truck jackknifed while traveling in heavy rain. The accident caused the vehicle to swerve into an oncoming lane of traffic. One of the pick-up trucks proceeded to pass underneath the semi-truck’s trailer, which resulted in the… Read More »

Dickson County Wreck Includes Six Vehicles and Four Injured Motorists

By Calhoun Law, PLC |

The driver of a Landstar tractor-trailer crossed onto Interstate 40’s right shoulder and hit a Lojack truck causing six vehicles to collide, hazardous material to spill, four injured to be injured, and the death of one motorists. The accident occurred around 4 p.m. on Friday, June 17 on a ten mile stretch of Interstate… Read More »

Metro Nashville Police Cite FedEx Driver In Fiery 8-car Crash

By Calhoun Law, PLC |

The driver of a semi-truck carrying mail for FedEx who created a fiery 8-car pile up on I-24 was issued a citation by Metro Nashville Police for operating his vehicle while fatigued. The crash took place around 6:30 pm near the southwest side of Nashville, close to Old Hickory Road. According to authorities, the… Read More »

Two Major Crashes Involving Tennessee Garbage Trucks within a Week of Each Other

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A Nashville garbage truck driver was critically injured from a crash involving a minivan off Lebanon road, where both vehicles got flipped on their sides. The driver of the garbage truck got pinned inside, and was taken to a nearby hospital when he was freed. The driver of the minivan sustained minor injuries. It… Read More »

Three Dead In Weakley County Crash With Truck

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In early December, three people were confirmed dead after an SUV was hit by a tractor trailer at an intersection along Highway 43. According to a Tennessee Highway Patrol fatality report, the passengers in the SUV were amongst those killed. They are identified as: 38-year-old Theresa Weatherspoon, 35-year-old Kathy Boddie and her one-year-old son… Read More »

Woman Killed in Accident with Semi-Truck

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A fatal accident took place recently involving a car and a semi-truck that took the life of a local Smyrna woman. Kelsey Dearmon, 21, was driving on State Route 840 around 7:45 a.m. when a semi-truck was traveling in the left-hand lane of traffic going in the opposite direction. According to the Tennessee Highway… Read More »

Passenger Killed in Accident with Firetruck

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The passenger in a vehicle was killed last weekend when the car that she was riding in collided with a firetruck at the scene of another accident. Rachel Davenport, 26, was the passenger in a 1989 Ford Mustang driven by James Davenport, 27, when the accident occurred around 3:30 p.m. on Sams Creek Road… Read More »

Two Employees Charged for Cement Truck Accident

By Calhoun Law, PLC |

Two employees at a cement truck company in Nashville have been indicted on criminal charges stemming from an accident involving one of their cement trucks. The two employees charged are Robert Ashabrunner, the cement truck driver, and Carlton Mosely, the truck dispatcher, and they were both brought up on charges of vehicular and reckless… Read More »

Two Killed in Fiery Truck Accident

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Two men were killed in a fiery accident between two commercial trucks that shut down Interstate 24 for hours recently. Nashville Metro police have stated that the drivers of both vehicles were killed following the accident. The accident occurred around 5:00 a.m. on Tuesday last week and involved two commercial trucks as well as… Read More »

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